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DuBois police catch burglar in the act of snatching $22,000 worth of pills

May 3, 2013

DUBOIS — On Friday, at approximately 4:13 a.m., the DuBois City Police responded to a burglary in progress at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy on West Park Avenue in DuBois.

Upon arrival, officers reported that they discovered the glass on the front doors broken out and the actor still inside the business.

The actor was taken into custody and identified as Justin B. Smith, 31, from Treasure Lake, DuBois.

Smith was allegedly attempting to flee with approximately 9,000 pills valued at $22,000.

Smith was charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft, receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.

He was arraigned by District Judge Patrick Ford and incarcerated in the Clearfield County Jail in lieu of posting $25,000 bail.

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